As part of the celebrations of the Cowes Week regatta, and for one night, a giant screen 10 meters has been built to show the great maritime movie: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the word.
The boats will dock in front of the esplanade in the small town of Cowes and sailors local radio tuned to listen to Russell Crowe play the burly but charismatic Captain Jack Aubrey.
The program MainSail CNN released by Movie4k have compiled a list of the 10 greatest films of sailors, perfect subjects for a night on the sea. If you couldn’t have chance to go to the cinema, you still can watch all these movies on projectfreetv for free.
(Steven Spielberg, 1975)
So so so so … … you know the rest. With these two musical notes, fear struck in the hearts of millions when Jaws was released with a huge hit in the summer of 1975. The plot revolves around the police chief Martin Brody (Roy Schneider) and his search for a great white shark maneater causing death and chaos in the small island community of Amity.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
(Gore Verbinski, 2003)
¿ Who can resist Johnny Depp in a pirate costume ? Especially when you are playing the fan rum, free – spirited, a little extravagant and crazy Captain Jack Sparrow. With his mannerism inspired by the guitarist of the Rolling Stones, Keith Richards, teams with an innocent blacksmith named Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) in order to save the girl from Turner, Elizabeth Swann (Keira Knightley) and save the Sparrow true love: his ship Black Pearl.
The African Queen
(John Huston, 1951)
Put Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn together and insurance will be fireworks. In the film set in Africa during World War II, Bogart plays drinker gin and captain Charlie Allnut, who is convinced by Rose Sayer (Hepburn), a Methodist missionary strict, to attack an enemy warship with his boat the African queen . Adapted from the novel of the same name 1935 CS Forester, the action takes place in rivers rather than at sea, but it is a classic movie and won Bogart his only Oscar Award.
(Louise Osmond and Jerry Rothwell, 2006)
A documentary that explores the fateful journey of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst in his bid to win the race Sunday Times Golden Globe 1969, a circumnavigation of the globe solo, nonstop.Despite a slow start, Crowhurst Rebounds even surpassing record distances and is seen as the sure winner. Actually, he is weeks away from its stated position, facing bankruptcy and disgrace, when the truth is discovered.
The perfect Storm
(Wolfgang Petersen, 2000)
The Perfect Storm follows the perilous journey of the fishing boat swordfish Andrea Gail and its crew, trapped in a killer storm in the North Atlantic in October 1991. Starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg, the film is loosely based on the book non – fiction of the same name; although the novel was criticized for factual errors after publication. The stunning special effects and high voltage drama make it an exciting movie.
(John Huston, 1956)
In the film adaptation of the epic novel by Herman Melville, the same name, the story is narrated by the sole survivor of a whaler lost, Ishmael, and retells the story of the infamous and self-destructive Captain Ahab, played by Gregory Peck, and his obsession with the great white whale Moby Dick.
(Chris Kentis, 2003)
Sales to the surface after a dive trip on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia, only to find that the tour boat in which you were traveling left you there, has left and you’ve been stranded in shark -infested waters. That is the plot of open sea , a horror film loosely based on the true story of an American couple who accidentally was left on a diving trip in 1998 and was never seen again.
Mutiny on board
(Roger Donaldson, 1984)
Based on the true story of the mutiny aboard the HMS Bounty in 1789. The cruelty of Captain Bligh (Anthony Hopkins) and his desire to reach your destination at any cost cause display adrift in a small boat along with their faithful followers. While the mutiny leader Fletcher Christian (Mel Gibson) tries to escape revenge and his men hide Royal Navy, Bligh tries desperately to reach land before he and his men perish.
The great race
(Mark Monroe, 2008)
A documentary that follows the lives of 15 young sailors as they train for the 2007 Transpacific Race from Los Angeles to Honolulu. After six months of intensive training and being pitted against experimental professionals, the crew of Morning Light , ages 18 and 23, are ready for the race of 2.225 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean unpredictable. But how it will fare?
(Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich, 2003)
One for children … and let’s face it, for adults as well. A clownfish overprotective named Marlin (voice in English is Albert Brooks), accompanied by a surgeon fish named Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) finds friendship and adventure as he tries to find his son Nemo (Alexander Gould), who has been kidnapped by a diver. With relaxed sea turtles, sharks and some crazy vegetarians and cute seagulls, what might not like this movie?
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